Thursday, February 16, 2012

February 16, 1862

2d Lieut. Elliot:
Diary:
     February 16-Sunday
     Inspection of Company Quarters Captain and Lieut both used up and our Company on gaurd duty.
     Stormy and very bad day for duty our duty is more for a school than any other purpose.
     Nothing transpired worth noting I remained until 1 O Clock went to Quarters and turned in slept soundly until morning. [Illustration]


Corpl. B. B. Smith:
Diary:

     Sunday 16
     Storming yet no drill today
     All the men that wished had the
     Priveledge of going to the
     Catholic church.  after dinner
     Took a walk up to the fort the
     Boys were all well.  Uncle Ben is
     First rate.  One of the MBR[?]
     Is to be buried this PM He
     Died after we landed from Ship

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